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Disability Burdens among Older Americans Associated with Gender and Race/Ethnicity in Rural and Urban Areas

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Examines total life expectancy, disability-free life expectancy, and disabled life expectancy, comparing people in rural and urban areas. Includes information by sex, race (White and African American), and educational attainment. Based on data for a cohort of people who were 65 to 69 years of age in 1982, using data from 1982 through 1999 from the National Long-term Care Survey.
Date
2005
Type
Document
Organization
Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Black or African American · Educational attainment · Elderly population · People with disabilities · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · White